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History of the Barnsley v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Robins have recorded 5 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 MarSwindon Town1 - 1BarnsleyLGE1
2003/2004Sat 20 SepBarnsley1 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 01 FebBarnsley1 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 10 AugSwindon Town3 - 1BarnsleyLGE1
1999/2000Sat 29 AprSwindon Town1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1999/2000Tue 19 OctBarnsley1 - 0Swindon TownCHMP
1998/1999Sun 09 MaySwindon Town1 - 3BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Tykes have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Swindon Town's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Robins's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 14 matches. Swindon Town's 20 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Robins out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Barnsley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Swindon Town Not won in previous 4 away matches.